Events

Mar
29
Wed
Gt. Barrington, MA-Met Opera Live in HD: Mozart’s Idomeneo @ Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center
Mar 29 @ 1:00 pm

James Levine conducts a rare Met revival of Mozart’s Idomeneo, set in the aftermath of the Trojan War. Jean-Pierre Ponnelle’s classic production, which has its first Met revival in over a decade this season, stars Matthew Polenzani in the title role. The cast also includes Elza van den Heever as Elettra, Nadine Sierra as Ilia, Alice Coote as Idamante, and Alan Opie as Arbace.

4 hrs 20 min.

Gt. Barrington, MA–Facing Our Truth: Ten-Minute Plays About Trayvon Martin @ Bard College at Simon's Rock--
Mar 29 @ 7:00 pm

at the Daniel Arts Center – McConnell Theater

In 2013, The New Black Fest in New York City commissioned six very diverse playwrights to write 10-minute plays on the topic of Trayvon Martin, race and/or privilege. This commission resulted in a collection of one-acts titled Facing our Truth which continue to be presented around the country. Facing Our Truth’s purpose is to spark serious discussion in our collective communities around these urgent issues. A performance about the problems in our culture dealing with race and a chance to talk about critical social and political issues. Enlightening people is the first step in trying to change these problems thus bringing together a community torn by stereotyping and violence.

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Mar
31
Fri
Gt. Barrington, MA–Like Water for Chocolate @ The Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center Theater
Mar 31 @ 7:00 pm

In a tale of forbidden love, Tita (Lumi Cavazos) and Pedro (Marco Leonardi) are barred by a family tradition. Magical realism comes into play when Tita learns of her supernatural abilities through cooking.

“The food scenes in this Mexican fable are just as sumptuous and appetizing as those in Denmark`s Oscar-winning Babette`s Feast” – Emanuel Levy

Apr
1
Sat
Pittsfield, MA–WordXWord presents a Free Poetry Slam Workshop with slam poet and mentor, Grace Rossman for youth ages 11 – 14 @ Family Resource Center
Apr 1 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm

Appropriate for all experience levels for ages 11 – 14 years old
The workshop will be followed by a short performance/opportunity to share our work, and pizza!

What is Poetry Slam? Poetry Slam is built on the idea of poetry as oral art form; that everyone should have access to the creative experience; and that everyone’s opinion about what makes a “good” poem is equally valid. The “slam” part comes from the element of “competition.” While many academics frown on the idea of competition in the context of any art, participants know that the competition is just a way to keep things lively. As we say, the point is not the points, the point is the poetry. Poetry slam is enthusiastically embraced by youth and adults and is found around the world in classrooms, coffee shops, bars and even at regional and national festivals. Note: For this middle school workshop, we will spend time thinking and writing and performing our poems “slam-style,” but we will leave off the competition element.
Why do we do it? Because it’s fun. And because it engages youth in thinking, writing and communicating.
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Pittsfield, MA–30/30 Poetry Challenge
Apr 1 @ 11:45 am

 

Free event

April is National Poetry Month and every year we throw out a challenge – we supply a prompt-a-day for 30 days and you create a poem in response to the prompt.

Who is this challenge for? It’s for everyone – poets, non-poets – anyone who wants to have a little fun, try their hand at creativity and grow their brain two sizes.

The 30/30 Challenge popularity has outgrown our resources and ability to carry on the “old” way. So we’ve move it to a social platform context via a Facebook Group.

https://www.facebook.com/groups/382500478586860/

How it works –

It’s a closed group. Only members can see the posts (your poems).
How do you become a member? Any member can add you, so if you know someone who is in the group, ask them to add you. If you don’t know anyone yet, ask the group admin to add you.
Prompts will be posted on a daily basis to the group.
You are free to post your poem (response) or keep your work to yourself (many do).
You are invited to respond/comment to other’s poems
This is not a forum for politics, hate, demeaning or disparaging. Keep it poetic. Please. Activity will be monitored and Admin will block individuals who are fostering or contributing to a negative environment.
Do I have to have a facebook account to participate? Yes and no. You could have a friend forward the prompts to you on a daily basis, and – assuming your friend cooperates – have them post your work, if you are so inclined. We understand Facebook reluctance, but our suggestion is that you set up a FB account (free) and, if social media makes you queasy, set all the privacy options to maximum. Not even the NSA will know what you’re up to . . .

Gt. Barrington, MA–AT 3 pm & 7 pm–Alice Parker and Norman Rockwell: Visions of America in Art and Song by Crescendo Chorus @ St. James Place
Apr 1 @ 3:00 pm

In collaboration with the Norman Rockwell Museum–World Premiere of Paintings In Song: Visions of Norman Rockwell by John Myers – Newly commissioned for Crescendo

Crescendo Chorus & Vocal Ensemble, The Berkshire Children’s Chorus, Soloists and Instrumental Ensemble, under the direction of Christine Gevert, perform “Paintings in Song: Visions by Norman Rockwell,” a commissioned multimedia work by John Myers on nine paintings by of Norman Rockwell, including the iconic FOUR FREEDOMS, with projection of animated images of the paintings by Alice Myers and Anna Sabatini, and “Americana” Choral Arrangements and original works by Alice Parker and Robert Shaw, Dave Brubeck, William Billings and Jonny Priano

Pittsfield, MA–“No Fools Slam” -Poetry Slam & Open Mic for Poets 14-24 @ Berkshire Museum
Apr 1 @ 7:00 pm

Poets ages 14-24 may register to compete in the poetry slam or read at the open mic. Pre-registration  for free event is required. Slots are limited and will be reserved on a first come basis.

Apr
2
Sun
Gt. Barrington, MA–South Berkshire Concert Series Recital @ Bard College at Simon's Rock--Kellogg Music Center
Apr 2 @ 3:00 pm

The next South Berkshire Concert will be a recital by Stephanie Griffin, viola, and Cheryl Seltzer, piano.

The program includes works by Schubert, Wolpe, Babbitt, Mamlok, Griffin, and a new viola sonata by Roberto Sierra. Stephanie Griffin is known to our audiences as the violist of Momenta Quartet, whose third appearance on campus took place on February 11 of this year, when they performed George Crumb’s “Black Angels.” Cheryl Seltzer last appeared in a South Berkshire Concert piano recital during the 1970’s. She is a co-founder (in 1966) of the Continuum New York concerts, and has participated in numerous recordings of modern American music.

 

Kent, CT–Alice Parker and Norman Rockwell: Visions of America in Art and Song by Crescendo Chorus @ Kent School - Mattison Auditorium
Apr 2 @ 4:00 pm

In collaboration with the Norman Rockwell Museum–World Premiere of Paintings In Song: Visions of Norman Rockwell by John Myers – Newly commissioned for Crescendo

Crescendo Chorus & Vocal Ensemble, The Berkshire Children’s Chorus, Soloists and Instrumental Ensemble, under the direction of Christine Gevert, perform “Paintings in Song: Visions by Norman Rockwell,” a commissioned multimedia work by John Myers on nine paintings by of Norman Rockwell, including the iconic FOUR FREEDOMS, with projection of animated images of the paintings by Alice Myers and Anna Sabatini, and “Americana” Choral Arrangements and original works by Alice Parker and Robert Shaw, Dave Brubeck, William Billings and Jonny Priano

Apr
6
Thu
Lakeville, CT–Voice Studio Recital @ The Hotchkiss School
Apr 6 @ 6:00 pm

at the  Katherine Elfers Hall, Esther Eastman Music Center

Apr
8
Sat
Gt. Barrington, MA–London’s National Theatre in HD: Twelfth Night @ Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center
Apr 8 @ 7:30 pm

$17 / $10 everyone 21 and under (Box Office only)

7 pm– talk by Shakespeare & Company Artistic Director Allyn Burrows

Tamsin Greig is Malvolia in a new twist on Shakespeare’s classic comedy of mistaken identity.

A ship is wrecked on the rocks. Viola is washed ashore but her twin brother Sebastian is lost. Determined to survive on her own, she steps out to explore a new land. So begins a whirlwind of mistaken identity and unrequited love.

The nearby households of Olivia and Orsino are overrun with passion. Even Olivia’s upright housekeeper Malvolia is swept up in the madness. Where music is the food of love, and nobody is quite what they seem, anything proves possible.

 

 

Apr
9
Sun
Gt. Barrington, MA–Golden Dragon Acrobats @ Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center
Apr 9 @ 3:00 pm

$26 – $48 

$26 kids under 12 (NOT available for purchase online / To purchase call the Mahaiwe Box Office at 413-528-0100)
$38
$48 Premium Seating

Back by popular demand! The premier acrobatic touring company from China, The Golden Dragon Acrobats, returns to the Mahaiwe to dazzle audiences of all ages with their combination of award-winning acrobatics, traditional dance, spectacular costumes, and ancient and contemporary music. A family-friendly show of breathtaking skill and spellbinding beauty not to be missed.

“There is a precision and beauty about everything these performers do.” —The Washington Post

“This unique cirque spectacular showcases traditional Chinese acrobats who dazzle with amazing feats of athleticism, daring heart-stopping stunts and the grace of their centuries-old art form.” —Broadway World

Apr
13
Thu
Lakeville, CT–Piano Studio Recital   @ The Hotchkiss School
Apr 13 @ 6:00 pm

At the  Katherine M. Elfers Hall, Esther Eastman Music Center.

Apr
15
Sat
Gt. Barrington, MA–Close Encounters With Music: The Art of the String Quartet @ Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center
Apr 15 @ 6:00 pm

Acclaimed for musical insights and rare tonal beauty, and championed by the Emerson String Quartet, the Escher String Quartet has toured extensively throughout the U.S., Europe, Australia and Asia. They served as BBC New Generation Artists and gave debuts at the BBC Proms, are winners of the prestigious Avery Fisher Career Grant and perform as Artists of The Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center. For this program, they bring their special sheen to Mendelssohn’s gripping Quartet in E minor, opus 80, saturated with poetic melancholy and written in memory of his beloved sister Fannie; to Quartet No. 3 by Bartók, whose string quartets in particular achieve a fusion of folk and Western art music; and Beethoven’s “Razumovsky” Quartet in E minor, opus 59, No. 2, resplendent in its cosmic grandeur. Three landmark works of chamber music delivered by new stars in the quartet firmament.

Apr
20
Thu
Lakeville, CT–Instrumental Studio Recital @ The Hotchkiss School
Apr 20 @ 6:00 pm

at the Katherine M. Elfers Hall, Esther Eastman Music Center.

Apr
21
Fri
Pittsfield, MA–Romance, Soul & Rock ‘N Roll and Berkshire Olde Tyme Review Present–The Night of The Comet @ Colonial Theatre
Apr 21 @ 7:00 pm

Romance, Soul & Rock N’ Roll is happy to be back at The Colonial Theatre performing in their 14th annual show! This year’s, The Night of The Comet is being produced and performed in collaboration with another well-known talented local group, Berkshire Olde Tyme Review. BOTR Director David LaPlante, RSRR Director Ted Concepcion, Musical Director David Pickard, along with an amazing cast and crew, are thrilled to be part of this unforgettable performance, filled with many toe-tapping familiar songs, as well as a special surprise or two!

All proceeds will benefit Berkshire Theatre Group’s BTG PLAYS!, BTG’s year-round education program.
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Gt. Barrington, MA–“Almost, Maine”  by John Cariani @ Bard College at Simon's Rock--Daniel Arts Center
Apr 21 @ 7:30 pm

Also at 4 pm on Friday, April 21st & 28

The Simon’s Rock Theatre Program is proud to present Almost, Maine.
“On a cold, clear, moonless night in the middle of winter, all is not
quite what it seems in the remote, mythical town of Almost, Maine. As
the northern lights hover in the star-filled sky above, Almost’s
residents find themselves falling in and out of love in unexpected and
often hilarious ways. Knees are bruised. Hearts are broken. But the
bruises heal, and the hearts mend–almost — in this delightful
midwinter night’s dream”

Apr
22
Sat
Gt. Barrington, MA–Met Opera Live in HD: Tchaikovsky’s Eugene Onegin @ Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center
Apr 22 @ 1:00 pm

Anna Netrebko reprises one of her most acclaimed roles as Tatiana, the naïve heroine of Tchaikovsky’s opera, adapted from Pushkin’s classic novel. Dmitri Hvorostovsky stars as the title character, who rejects Tatiana’s love until it’s too late. Robin Ticciati, Music Director of Glyndebourne Festival Opera, conducts the revival of Deborah Warner’s staging, which opened the Met’s 2013-14 season. Alexey Dolgov sings the role of Onegin’s friend-turned-rival, Lenski, with Elena Maximova as Tatiana’s sister Olga and Štefan Kocán as Prince Gremin.

4 hrs.

Pittsfield, MA–Romance, Soul & Rock ‘N Roll and Berkshire Olde Tyme Review Present–The Night of The Comet @ Colonial Theatre
Apr 22 @ 7:00 pm

Romance, Soul & Rock N’ Roll is happy to be back at The Colonial Theatre performing in their 14th annual show! This year’s, The Night of The Comet is being produced and performed in collaboration with another well-known talented local group, Berkshire Olde Tyme Review. BOTR Director David LaPlante, RSRR Director Ted Concepcion, Musical Director David Pickard, along with an amazing cast and crew, are thrilled to be part of this unforgettable performance, filled with many toe-tapping familiar songs, as well as a special surprise or two!

All proceeds will benefit Berkshire Theatre Group’s BTG PLAYS!, BTG’s year-round education program.
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Gt. Barrington, MA–“Almost, Maine”  by John Cariani @ Bard College at Simon's Rock--Daniel Arts Center
Apr 22 @ 7:30 pm

Also at 4 pm on Friday, April 21st & 28

The Simon’s Rock Theatre Program is proud to present Almost, Maine.
“On a cold, clear, moonless night in the middle of winter, all is not
quite what it seems in the remote, mythical town of Almost, Maine. As
the northern lights hover in the star-filled sky above, Almost’s
residents find themselves falling in and out of love in unexpected and
often hilarious ways. Knees are bruised. Hearts are broken. But the
bruises heal, and the hearts mend–almost — in this delightful
midwinter night’s dream”

Apr
23
Sun
Gt. Barrington, MA–Bolshoi Ballet in HD: A Hero of Our Time @ Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center
Apr 23 @ 1:00 pm

Pre-show talk at 12:40 pm by Jacob’s Pillow  Scholar-in-residence Brian Schaefer, a co-presentation with Jacob’s Pillow Dance Festival.

Music: Ilya Demutsky Choreography: Yuri Possokhov Libretto: Kirill Serebrennikov Cast: The Bolshoi Principals, Soloists and Corps de Ballet

Pechorin, a young officer, embarks on a journey across the majestic mountains of the Caucasus, on a path set by his passionate encounters. Disillusioned and careless, he inflicts pain upon himself and the women around him…

“Give me everything, it is still not enough.” The story based on the larger-­than-­life hero Pechorin is adapted from Mikhail Lermontov’s literary masterpiece in three separate stories recounting his heartbreaking betrayals. Is Pechorin a real hero? Or is he a man like any other? This brand new production by choreographer Yuri Possokhov is a tragic poetic journey that can only be seen at the Bolshoi.

Apr
26
Wed
Gt. Barrington, MA–Met Opera Live in HD: Tchaikovsky’s Eugene Onegin @ Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center
Apr 26 @ 1:00 pm

Anna Netrebko reprises one of her most acclaimed roles as Tatiana, the naïve heroine of Tchaikovsky’s opera, adapted from Pushkin’s classic novel. Dmitri Hvorostovsky stars as the title character, who rejects Tatiana’s love until it’s too late. Robin Ticciati, Music Director of Glyndebourne Festival Opera, conducts the revival of Deborah Warner’s staging, which opened the Met’s 2013-14 season. Alexey Dolgov sings the role of Onegin’s friend-turned-rival, Lenski, with Elena Maximova as Tatiana’s sister Olga and Štefan Kocán as Prince Gremin.

4 hrs.

Apr
28
Fri
Pittsfield, MA–The WordXWord Youth Poetry Festival @ ???
Apr 28 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

April 28-30, 2017,

Register NOW for Outspoken / Youth Poetry Festival

New for 2017 – Team Registration STRONGLY encouraged. You may register as an individual, but we think you’ll get way more out of the festival as part of a team!

What You Need to Know–
All poets will need a minimum of 3 poems prepared for the festival.
Participation as a Team is highly encouraged.
Teams are encouraged (but not required) to have at least one group piece prepared. Teams with a group piece will receive bonus points.
Teams are comprised of 3-5 poets (a maximum of 4 perform individual pieces in each bout).
Poets on teams will receive both team and individual standings.
If you need help forming a team, let us know. Maybe we can help hook you up.

Schedule (Subject to Change)–

Friday, April 28, 6-9 pm

Saturday, April 29, 10 am -7 pm

Sunday, April 30, 12 noon -5 pm

Outspoken–
a multi-venue, multi-round poetry slam with both team and individual competition. Teams will be expected to come prepared with both individual pieces as well as at least one group piece
a peer led open mic sessions
workshops
food & friendship
+ Join Weekly Group/Workshops
+ What is Poetry Slam Team?
Outspoken inspires and fosters creativity, collaboration, teamwork and empowerment and provides a shared, supportive, safe space to explore identity, life’s challenges, differences and common experiences, culture, society and the world around us. WordXWord is committed to changing lives by giving voice and audience to the real truths of diverse individuals. We all have something to learn and something to teach.

Gt. Barrington, MA–“Almost, Maine”  by John Cariani @ Bard College at Simon's Rock--Daniel Arts Center
Apr 28 @ 7:30 pm

Also at 4 pm on Friday, April 21st & 28

The Simon’s Rock Theatre Program is proud to present Almost, Maine.
“On a cold, clear, moonless night in the middle of winter, all is not
quite what it seems in the remote, mythical town of Almost, Maine. As
the northern lights hover in the star-filled sky above, Almost’s
residents find themselves falling in and out of love in unexpected and
often hilarious ways. Knees are bruised. Hearts are broken. But the
bruises heal, and the hearts mend–almost — in this delightful
midwinter night’s dream”

Apr
29
Sat
Gt. Barrington, MA–“Almost, Maine”  by John Cariani @ Bard College at Simon's Rock--Daniel Arts Center
Apr 29 @ 7:30 pm

Also at 4 pm on Friday, April 21st & 28

The Simon’s Rock Theatre Program is proud to present Almost, Maine.
“On a cold, clear, moonless night in the middle of winter, all is not
quite what it seems in the remote, mythical town of Almost, Maine. As
the northern lights hover in the star-filled sky above, Almost’s
residents find themselves falling in and out of love in unexpected and
often hilarious ways. Knees are bruised. Hearts are broken. But the
bruises heal, and the hearts mend–almost — in this delightful
midwinter night’s dream”

Apr
30
Sun
Gt. Barrington, MA–Alumna Concert: Manon Hutton-DeWys @ Bard College at Simon's Rock--Kellogg Music Center
Apr 30 @ 3:00 pm

Alumna pianist Manon Hutton-DeWys performs a program of music for solo piano and piano with cello, assisted by cellist Paul Wolfram. Manon has performed regularly at Simon’s Rock since the opening of the Arts Center. She is a graduate of Simon’s Rock, Bard College, the Mannes College of Music, and is currently completing her doctorate at City University of New York. Her program will include Beethoven’s Cello Sonata no. 3, Brahms’ Four Ballades, and a selection of modern and contemporary piano solos, including works by twentieth-century pioneers Leo Ornstein and Vivian Fine.

The concert is free and open to the public

May
11
Thu
Pittsfield, MA–Celebrated Hip-Hop and Jazz Group–Hypnotic Brass Ensemble @ Colonial Theatre
May 11 @ 7:00 pm

 

Tickets: Premium: $45 – Orchestra and Balcony: $35 – Gallery: $25

The Hypnotic Brass Ensemble (HBE) is a family band consisting of seven blood brothers who began their musical training at the tender ages of four and five by their father, jazz trumpeter/bandleader, Kelan Phil Cohran (Earth, Wind, & Fire; Chaka Khan and Sun Ra). The boys formed the Phil Cohran Youth Ensemble, and toured the United States performing the original written jazz compositions of Duke Ellington, Count Basie, and the music of classical greats Bach and Beethoven. While touring, the brothers were personally being exposed to the hip-hop, rock and reggae music of their own generation and absorbed these components into the cosmic jazz style of their father to create Hypnotic Brass Ensemble.
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May
13
Sat
Gt. Barrington, MA–Met Opera Live in HD: Strauss’s Der Rosenkavalier @ Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center
May 13 @ 12:30 pm

The Met’s first new production since 1969 of Strauss’s rich romantic masterpiece is conducted by Music Director James Levine and directed by Robert Carsen, whose most recent Met production was the hit 2013 staging of Falstaff. Renée Fleming sings one of her signature roles as the Marschallin, opposite Elīna Garanča in her first North American performances as Octavian, the impulsive young title character. The cast also includes Günther Groissböck as Baron Ochs, Erin Morley as Sophie, Marcus Brück in his Met debut as Faninal, and Matthew Polenzani as the Italian Singer. Der Rosenkavalier is a co-production with the Royal Opera House, Covent, and Teatro Regio di Torino.

4 hrs 50 min.

Pittsfield, MA–Pink Martini Singer–Storm Large @ Colonial Theatre
May 13 @ 8:00 pm

Tickets: Premium: $45 – Orchestra and Balcony: $35 – Gallery: $20

Musician, actor, playwright and author, Storm Large, shot to national prominence in 2006 as a finalist on CBS’, Rock Star: Supernova. Storm made her debut as a guest vocalist with the band Pink Martini in 2011, singing for sold-out concerts with the National Symphony Orchestra at the Kennedy Center in Washington, DC. She continues to perform with the band, touring nationally and internationally.
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May
17
Wed
Gt. Barrington, MA–Met Opera Live in HD: Strauss’s Der Rosenkavalier @ Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center
May 17 @ 12:30 pm

The Met’s first new production since 1969 of Strauss’s rich romantic masterpiece is conducted by Music Director James Levine and directed by Robert Carsen, whose most recent Met production was the hit 2013 staging of Falstaff. Renée Fleming sings one of her signature roles as the Marschallin, opposite Elīna Garanča in her first North American performances as Octavian, the impulsive young title character. The cast also includes Günther Groissböck as Baron Ochs, Erin Morley as Sophie, Marcus Brück in his Met debut as Faninal, and Matthew Polenzani as the Italian Singer. Der Rosenkavalier is a co-production with the Royal Opera House, Covent, and Teatro Regio di Torino.

4 hrs 50 min.

May
18
Thu
Pittsfield, MA–Kunstler Performance @ Barrington Stage Company
May 18 @ 7:30 pm
May
19
Fri
Pittsfield, MA–Kunstler Performance @ Barrington Stage Company
May 19 @ 7:30 pm
May
20
Sat
Pittsfield, MA–Kunstler Performance @ Barrington Stage Company
May 20 @ 7:30 pm
May
21
Sun
Pittsfield, MA–Kunstler Performance @ Barrington Stage Company
May 21 @ 3:00 pm
May
23
Tue
Pittsfield, MA–Kunstler Performance @ Barrington Stage Company
May 23 @ 7:30 pm
May
24
Wed
Pittsfield, MA–Kunstler Performance @ Barrington Stage Company
May 24 @ 7:30 pm
May
25
Thu
Pittsfield, MA–Kunstler Performance @ Barrington Stage Company
May 25 @ 7:30 pm
May
26
Fri
Pittsfield, MA–Kunstler Performance @ Barrington Stage Company
May 26 @ 7:30 pm
May
27
Sat
Pittsfield, MA–Kunstler Performance @ Barrington Stage Company
May 27 @ 7:30 pm
May
28
Sun
Pittsfield, MA–Kunstler Performance @ Barrington Stage Company
May 28 @ 3:00 pm
May
29
Mon
Gt. Barrington, MA–Rusted Root Performance @ Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center
May 29 @ 7:00 pm

$40
Mahaiwe Member Discount Event–Members receive $5 off
Member Sale: Friday, February 24 at 12 noon
Public Sale: Friday, March 10 at 12 noon

Having collaborated for two decades, Rusted Root has honed the perfect combination of musical intuition, freedom and virtuosity, which has allowed them to organically shape their music into its own distinct and undeniable vision. With eight albums under their belt, over three million records sold and countless nights on the road, Rusted Root transcends age, cultures and musical styles. Liz explains that the members of Rusted Root are drawn to and have explored virtually every form of music. “I am very inspired vocally by anything from Indian to African to Middle Eastern sounds and scales having grown up with a lot of Hebrew music” she says. Michael Glabicki cites the Bee Gees, Elvis Costello, Neil Young, Toni Childs, Black Keys, Black Sabbath and various Afro Pop music as among his influences. The powerhouse ensemble’s hypnotic live performances have allowed them to tour alongside Santana, Dave Matthews Band, The Allman Brothers Band, Plant & Page and many others. Now with the release of their newest album, The Movement, the journey continues.

 

May
30
Tue
Pittsfield, MA–Kunstler Performance @ Barrington Stage Company
May 30 @ 7:30 pm
May
31
Wed
Pittsfield, MA–Kunstler Performance @ Barrington Stage Company
May 31 @ 7:30 pm
Jun
1
Thu
Gt. Barrington, MA–Berkshire International Film Festival
Jun 1 – Jun 4 all-day
Pittsfield, MA–Kunstler Performance @ Barrington Stage Company
Jun 1 @ 7:30 pm
Jun
2
Fri
Pittsfield, MA–Kunstler Performance @ Barrington Stage Company
Jun 2 @ 7:30 pm
Jun
3
Sat
Pittsfield, MA–Kunstler Performance @ Barrington Stage Company
Jun 3 @ 3:00 pm
Lenox, MA–Cantilena Chamber Choir & Geraldine Brooks, The Life of King David in words and song! @ Trinity Church
Jun 3 @ 7:30 pm

 

Join the Cantilena Chamber Choir and Geraldine Brooks, Pulitzer Prize–winning author of People of the Book and March, in a concert featuring texts by and about King David. The concert will based on the book A Secret Chord, a rich and utterly absorbing novel about the life of King David. Ms. Brooks will be on hand to read selections from the novel and the choir will preform works by Tomkins & Eric Whitacre (When David Heard), Schutz (Psalmen David), Handel (Zadok the Priest), and more- with full orchestra.

Now in its thirteenth season, the Cantilena Chamber Choir is the Berkshire region’s leading a cappella group.

 

Pittsfield, MA–Kunstler Performance @ Barrington Stage Company
Jun 3 @ 7:30 pm
Jun
4
Sun
Pittsfield, MA–Kunstler Performance @ Barrington Stage Company
Jun 4 @ 3:00 pm
Jun
6
Tue
Pittsfield, MA–Kunstler Performance @ Barrington Stage Company
Jun 6 @ 7:30 pm
Jun
7
Wed
Pittsfield, MA–Kunstler Performance @ Barrington Stage Company
Jun 7 @ 7:30 pm
Jun
8
Thu
Pittsfield, MA–Kunstler Performance @ Barrington Stage Company
Jun 8 @ 7:30 pm
Jun
9
Fri
Pittsfield, MA–Kunstler Performance @ Barrington Stage Company
Jun 9 @ 7:30 pm
Sharon, CT–Minor Character–Six Translations of Uncle Vanya at the Same Time @ TriArts Sharon Playhouse
Jun 9 @ 8:00 pm

June 9- 29  Performances
An adaptation of Chekhov’s Uncle Vanya. An irreverent mashup of six English-language translations of Uncle Vanya – from the dusty 1916 edition to Google Translate’s whack results – is a kaleidoscopic amplification of Chekhov’s tragic comedy. Each character is interpreted by multiple actors and through multiple translations, in an athletic attempt to say one true thing.

Friday, June 9 8:00 pm
Saturday, June 10 8:00pm
Friday, June 16 8:00 PM
Saturday June 17 8:00PM
Friday June 23 8:00PM
Saturday June 24 8:00PM

Saturday, June 10 2:00 pm
Sunday, June 11 2:00 pm
Thursday, June 15 2:00 PM
Saturday, June 17 2:00 PM
Sunday, June 18 2:00 PM
Thursday, June 22 2:00PM
Saturday June 24 2:00PM
Sunday June 25 2:00PM

Thursday, June 15 7:00 PM
Thursday June 22 7:00PM

 

Jun
10
Sat
Sharon, CT–Minor Character–Six Translations of Uncle Vanya at the Same Time @ TriArts Sharon Playhouse
Jun 10 @ 2:00 pm

June 9- 29  Performances
An adaptation of Chekhov’s Uncle Vanya. An irreverent mashup of six English-language translations of Uncle Vanya – from the dusty 1916 edition to Google Translate’s whack results – is a kaleidoscopic amplification of Chekhov’s tragic comedy. Each character is interpreted by multiple actors and through multiple translations, in an athletic attempt to say one true thing.

Friday, June 9 8:00 pm
Saturday, June 10 8:00pm
Friday, June 16 8:00 PM
Saturday June 17 8:00PM
Friday June 23 8:00PM
Saturday June 24 8:00PM

Saturday, June 10 2:00 pm
Sunday, June 11 2:00 pm
Thursday, June 15 2:00 PM
Saturday, June 17 2:00 PM
Sunday, June 18 2:00 PM
Thursday, June 22 2:00PM
Saturday June 24 2:00PM
Sunday June 25 2:00PM

Thursday, June 15 7:00 PM
Thursday June 22 7:00PM

 

Pittsfield, MA–Kunstler Performance @ Barrington Stage Company
Jun 10 @ 3:00 pm
Gt. Barrington, MA–Close Encounters With Music: Fanfare for the Uncommon Woman @ Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center
Jun 10 @ 6:00 pm

Anonymous may have been a woman composer. Clara Schumann, Fannie Mendelssohn, Germaine Tailleferre, Maria Theresia von Paradis, Ethel Smythe, Lili Boulanger, Amy Beach, Marianna Martinez, and Augusta Holmès (120-some songs!), move from footnotes to forces in the annals of classical music as women gain the vote and their artistic voices. Extraordinary works by these fearless female composers include songs and sonatas displaying the genius of Fannie, Clara, Amy and Augusta; Tailleferre’s richly romantic Piano Trio; von Paradis’ shimmering Sicilienne; Piano Sonata in G Major by Martinez, a study in beauty and classicism, plus the Mozart four-hand piano sonata she performed with Amadeus himself. Additionally, to kick off a multi-year celebration of women in music, CEWM has commissioned a “quilt” of miniatures by composers Thea Musgrave, Tamar Muskal, Joan Tower, and Judith Zaimont, musical portraits of suffragettes and other women of valor—Smythe, Emma Lazarus, Sojourner Truth, and Candace Wheeler—who advanced the causes of everyone with their steadfastness, ingenuity and idealism.

Renana Gutman and Ieva Jokubaviciute, piano; Xiao-Dong Wang, violin; Danielle Telemantes, soprano; Yehuda Hanani, cello

Pittsfield, MA–Kunstler Performance @ Barrington Stage Company
Jun 10 @ 7:30 pm
Sharon, CT–Minor Character–Six Translations of Uncle Vanya at the Same Time @ TriArts Sharon Playhouse
Jun 10 @ 8:00 pm

June 9- 29  Performances
An adaptation of Chekhov’s Uncle Vanya. An irreverent mashup of six English-language translations of Uncle Vanya – from the dusty 1916 edition to Google Translate’s whack results – is a kaleidoscopic amplification of Chekhov’s tragic comedy. Each character is interpreted by multiple actors and through multiple translations, in an athletic attempt to say one true thing.

Friday, June 9 8:00 pm
Saturday, June 10 8:00pm
Friday, June 16 8:00 PM
Saturday June 17 8:00PM
Friday June 23 8:00PM
Saturday June 24 8:00PM

Saturday, June 10 2:00 pm
Sunday, June 11 2:00 pm
Thursday, June 15 2:00 PM
Saturday, June 17 2:00 PM
Sunday, June 18 2:00 PM
Thursday, June 22 2:00PM
Saturday June 24 2:00PM
Sunday June 25 2:00PM

Thursday, June 15 7:00 PM
Thursday June 22 7:00PM

 

Jun
11
Sun
Sharon, CT–Minor Character–Six Translations of Uncle Vanya at the Same Time @ TriArts Sharon Playhouse
Jun 11 @ 2:00 pm

June 9- 29  Performances
An adaptation of Chekhov’s Uncle Vanya. An irreverent mashup of six English-language translations of Uncle Vanya – from the dusty 1916 edition to Google Translate’s whack results – is a kaleidoscopic amplification of Chekhov’s tragic comedy. Each character is interpreted by multiple actors and through multiple translations, in an athletic attempt to say one true thing.

Friday, June 9 8:00 pm
Saturday, June 10 8:00pm
Friday, June 16 8:00 PM
Saturday June 17 8:00PM
Friday June 23 8:00PM
Saturday June 24 8:00PM

Saturday, June 10 2:00 pm
Sunday, June 11 2:00 pm
Thursday, June 15 2:00 PM
Saturday, June 17 2:00 PM
Sunday, June 18 2:00 PM
Thursday, June 22 2:00PM
Saturday June 24 2:00PM
Sunday June 25 2:00PM

Thursday, June 15 7:00 PM
Thursday June 22 7:00PM

 

Lakeville, CT–88TH SEASON OPENING CONCERT & RECEPTION @ Music Mountain
Jun 11 @ 3:00 pm

Peter Serkin, Piano
Stefan Jackiw,Violin
Jay Campbell, Cello

All Tickets: $75
Haydn: Piano Trio in G Major, Hob.XV:25, Opus 73 #2 ‘Gypsy’ (1795) (2)
Schubert: Piano Trio in B Flat Major, Opus 99, D. 898 (1827) (8)
Beethoven: Piano Trio in B Flat Major, Opus 97 ‘Archduke’ (1811) (5)

Jun
15
Thu
Sharon, CT–Minor Character–Six Translations of Uncle Vanya at the Same Time @ TriArts Sharon Playhouse
Jun 15 @ 2:00 pm

June 9- 29  Performances
An adaptation of Chekhov’s Uncle Vanya. An irreverent mashup of six English-language translations of Uncle Vanya – from the dusty 1916 edition to Google Translate’s whack results – is a kaleidoscopic amplification of Chekhov’s tragic comedy. Each character is interpreted by multiple actors and through multiple translations, in an athletic attempt to say one true thing.

Friday, June 9 8:00 pm
Saturday, June 10 8:00pm
Friday, June 16 8:00 PM
Saturday June 17 8:00PM
Friday June 23 8:00PM
Saturday June 24 8:00PM

Saturday, June 10 2:00 pm
Sunday, June 11 2:00 pm
Thursday, June 15 2:00 PM
Saturday, June 17 2:00 PM
Sunday, June 18 2:00 PM
Thursday, June 22 2:00PM
Saturday June 24 2:00PM
Sunday June 25 2:00PM

Thursday, June 15 7:00 PM
Thursday June 22 7:00PM

 

Sharon, CT–Minor Character–Six Translations of Uncle Vanya at the Same Time @ TriArts Sharon Playhouse
Jun 15 @ 7:00 pm

June 9- 29  Performances
An adaptation of Chekhov’s Uncle Vanya. An irreverent mashup of six English-language translations of Uncle Vanya – from the dusty 1916 edition to Google Translate’s whack results – is a kaleidoscopic amplification of Chekhov’s tragic comedy. Each character is interpreted by multiple actors and through multiple translations, in an athletic attempt to say one true thing.

Friday, June 9 8:00 pm
Saturday, June 10 8:00pm
Friday, June 16 8:00 PM
Saturday June 17 8:00PM
Friday June 23 8:00PM
Saturday June 24 8:00PM

Saturday, June 10 2:00 pm
Sunday, June 11 2:00 pm
Thursday, June 15 2:00 PM
Saturday, June 17 2:00 PM
Sunday, June 18 2:00 PM
Thursday, June 22 2:00PM
Saturday June 24 2:00PM
Sunday June 25 2:00PM

Thursday, June 15 7:00 PM
Thursday June 22 7:00PM

 

Pittsfield, MA–“The Birds” Performance @ Barrington Stage Company
Jun 15 @ 7:30 pm
Jun
16
Fri
Pittsfield, MA–“The Birds” Performance @ Barrington Stage Company
Jun 16 @ 7:30 pm
Sharon, CT–Minor Character–Six Translations of Uncle Vanya at the Same Time @ TriArts Sharon Playhouse
Jun 16 @ 8:00 pm

June 9- 29  Performances
An adaptation of Chekhov’s Uncle Vanya. An irreverent mashup of six English-language translations of Uncle Vanya – from the dusty 1916 edition to Google Translate’s whack results – is a kaleidoscopic amplification of Chekhov’s tragic comedy. Each character is interpreted by multiple actors and through multiple translations, in an athletic attempt to say one true thing.

Friday, June 9 8:00 pm
Saturday, June 10 8:00pm
Friday, June 16 8:00 PM
Saturday June 17 8:00PM
Friday June 23 8:00PM
Saturday June 24 8:00PM

Saturday, June 10 2:00 pm
Sunday, June 11 2:00 pm
Thursday, June 15 2:00 PM
Saturday, June 17 2:00 PM
Sunday, June 18 2:00 PM
Thursday, June 22 2:00PM
Saturday June 24 2:00PM
Sunday June 25 2:00PM

Thursday, June 15 7:00 PM
Thursday June 22 7:00PM

 

Jun
17
Sat
Sharon, CT–Minor Character–Six Translations of Uncle Vanya at the Same Time @ TriArts Sharon Playhouse
Jun 17 @ 2:00 pm

June 9- 29  Performances
An adaptation of Chekhov’s Uncle Vanya. An irreverent mashup of six English-language translations of Uncle Vanya – from the dusty 1916 edition to Google Translate’s whack results – is a kaleidoscopic amplification of Chekhov’s tragic comedy. Each character is interpreted by multiple actors and through multiple translations, in an athletic attempt to say one true thing.

Friday, June 9 8:00 pm
Saturday, June 10 8:00pm
Friday, June 16 8:00 PM
Saturday June 17 8:00PM
Friday June 23 8:00PM
Saturday June 24 8:00PM

Saturday, June 10 2:00 pm
Sunday, June 11 2:00 pm
Thursday, June 15 2:00 PM
Saturday, June 17 2:00 PM
Sunday, June 18 2:00 PM
Thursday, June 22 2:00PM
Saturday June 24 2:00PM
Sunday June 25 2:00PM

Thursday, June 15 7:00 PM
Thursday June 22 7:00PM

 

Falls Village, CT–The New York Gilbert & Sullivan Players @ Music Mountain
Jun 17 @ 6:30 pm

Acclaimed quintet of ‘Wand’ring Minstrels’ present a delightful staged concert version of The Pirates of Penzance in one act. Act two features Company’s favorite selections from the rest of the G&S repertoire, topped off with the ever popular NYGASP tour-de-force challenge: impromptu renditions of audience requests by the cast and Artistic Director Albert Bergeret.

 

Lenox, MA–Four Voices: Joan Baez, Indigo Girls & Mary Chapin Carpenter @ Tanglewood
Jun 17 @ 7:00 pm

 

The “Four Voices” tour was born from a friendship between Joan Baez, Mary Chapin Carpenter, Amy Ray, and Emily Saliers. Over 25 years ago, Baez invited Ray and Saliers to perform at a 1991 benefit at the Berkeley Community Theater for her human rights organization, Humanitas. Upon accepting the invitation, Ray and Saliers suggested enlisting Carpenter as well. After a successful performance, the four of them reconnected a year later at an Earth Day Celebration in Boston and at the Newport Folk Festival. Most recently, while together at Baez’s 75th birthday concert at the Beacon Theatre, they discussed the possibility of going on tour together and-one year later-the Four Voices Tour was confirmed.

Pittsfield, MA–“The Birds” Performance @ Barrington Stage Company
Jun 17 @ 7:30 pm
Sharon, CT–Minor Character–Six Translations of Uncle Vanya at the Same Time @ TriArts Sharon Playhouse
Jun 17 @ 8:00 pm

June 9- 29  Performances
An adaptation of Chekhov’s Uncle Vanya. An irreverent mashup of six English-language translations of Uncle Vanya – from the dusty 1916 edition to Google Translate’s whack results – is a kaleidoscopic amplification of Chekhov’s tragic comedy. Each character is interpreted by multiple actors and through multiple translations, in an athletic attempt to say one true thing.

Friday, June 9 8:00 pm
Saturday, June 10 8:00pm
Friday, June 16 8:00 PM
Saturday June 17 8:00PM
Friday June 23 8:00PM
Saturday June 24 8:00PM

Saturday, June 10 2:00 pm
Sunday, June 11 2:00 pm
Thursday, June 15 2:00 PM
Saturday, June 17 2:00 PM
Sunday, June 18 2:00 PM
Thursday, June 22 2:00PM
Saturday June 24 2:00PM
Sunday June 25 2:00PM

Thursday, June 15 7:00 PM
Thursday June 22 7:00PM

 

Jun
18
Sun
Sharon, CT–Minor Character–Six Translations of Uncle Vanya at the Same Time @ TriArts Sharon Playhouse
Jun 18 @ 2:00 pm

June 9- 29  Performances
An adaptation of Chekhov’s Uncle Vanya. An irreverent mashup of six English-language translations of Uncle Vanya – from the dusty 1916 edition to Google Translate’s whack results – is a kaleidoscopic amplification of Chekhov’s tragic comedy. Each character is interpreted by multiple actors and through multiple translations, in an athletic attempt to say one true thing.

Friday, June 9 8:00 pm
Saturday, June 10 8:00pm
Friday, June 16 8:00 PM
Saturday June 17 8:00PM
Friday June 23 8:00PM
Saturday June 24 8:00PM

Saturday, June 10 2:00 pm
Sunday, June 11 2:00 pm
Thursday, June 15 2:00 PM
Saturday, June 17 2:00 PM
Sunday, June 18 2:00 PM
Thursday, June 22 2:00PM
Saturday June 24 2:00PM
Sunday June 25 2:00PM

Thursday, June 15 7:00 PM
Thursday June 22 7:00PM

 

Falls Village, CT–Alexander Fiterstein, Clarinet–Michael Brown, Piano–Nicholas Canellakis, Cello @ Music Mountain
Jun 18 @ 3:00 pm

Beethoven: Clarinet Trio in B Flat Major, Opus 11 (1797) (4)
Two Klezmer Works for Clarinet Trio (1)
Stutschewsky: Hasidic Fantasy (1956)
Zhurbin (Ljova): Klezmer Hora (2014)
Debussy: Premiere Rhapsody for Clarinet & Piano (1910) (1)
Brahms: Clarinet Trio in A Minor, Opus 114 (1891) (6)

Pittsfield, MA–“The Birds” Performance @ Barrington Stage Company
Jun 18 @ 3:00 pm
Lenox, MA–Jaws in Concert @ Tanglewood
Jun 18 @ 8:00 pm

 

The original summer movie blockbuster, directed by Steven Spielberg, with an Academy Award®-winning score that made John Williams a household name, Jaws is the ultimate film-with-live-orchestra experience! Join Keith Lockhart and the Boston Pops as they perform the entire score in sync with one of the greatest motion pictures of all time.

 

Jun
20
Tue
Pittsfield, MA–“The Birds” Performance @ Barrington Stage Company
Jun 20 @ 7:30 pm
Jun
21
Wed
Norfolk, CT–Yale Choral Artists: Whitman, Melville and Dickinson – Passions of Bloom @ Ellen Battell Stoeckel Estate
Jun 21 @ 7:30 pm

Whitman, Melville and Dickinson — Passions of Bloom, commissioned this year from Martin Bresnick by the New Haven Festival of Arts and Ideas. Performed by a professional choir and ensemble directed by Yale Glee Club Director, Jeffrey Douma.
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Music in Norfolk has a long and vibrant history, dating back to the 1890s when Ellen Battell and her husband Carl Stoeckel, son of the Yale School of Music’s first professor, founded the Litchfield County Choral Union.  Upon her death in 1939, Ellen Battell Stoeckel left her estate in a private trust with instructions that the facilities be used for Yale University’s summer music school, ensuring an enduring artistic legacy. The Yale Summer School of Music – Norfolk Chamber Music Festival has a dual teaching/performance purpose. Audiences from around the country come to northwest Connecticut to hear world-class artists.

Over the years, while Norfolk has become a symbol of quality in chamber music performance and professional study, thousands have enjoyed the picturesque environment of the Ellen Battell Stoeckel Estate and the excellence of one of America’s most distinguished musical traditions.

Pittsfield, MA–“The Birds” Performance @ Barrington Stage Company
Jun 21 @ 7:30 pm
Becket, MA–MIAMI CITY BALLET Performance @ Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival
Jun 21 @ 8:00 pm

Described as “bold, light, immediate, intensely musical” (The New York Times), Miami City Ballet makes its first Festival appearance since 1998. Works on the program exhibit the company’s wide range and prowess, including master choreographer George Balanchine’s challenging and technically precise Allegro Brillante set to Peter Ilyitch Tchaikovsky’s energetic “Third Piano Concerto No. 3”. The program also includes Tony Award-winning choreographer Christopher Wheeldon’s elegant Polyphonia, danced to György Ligeti’s complex and eerily melodious score. Other works to be announced
Hailed by The New York Times as “one of America’s most beloved dance companies,” these stunning ballet dancers open the Pillow’s 85th Anniversary Season, bringing works from iconic choreographers.

 

 

Becket, MA–JONAH BOKAER CHOREOGRAPHY Dance Performance @ Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival
Jun 21 @ 8:15 pm
Jun
22
Thu
Becket, MA–MIAMI CITY BALLET Performance @ Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival
Jun 22 @ 2:00 pm

Described as “bold, light, immediate, intensely musical” (The New York Times), Miami City Ballet makes its first Festival appearance since 1998. Works on the program exhibit the company’s wide range and prowess, including master choreographer George Balanchine’s challenging and technically precise Allegro Brillante set to Peter Ilyitch Tchaikovsky’s energetic “Third Piano Concerto No. 3”. The program also includes Tony Award-winning choreographer Christopher Wheeldon’s elegant Polyphonia, danced to György Ligeti’s complex and eerily melodious score. Other works to be announced
Hailed by The New York Times as “one of America’s most beloved dance companies,” these stunning ballet dancers open the Pillow’s 85th Anniversary Season, bringing works from iconic choreographers.

 

 

Sharon, CT–Minor Character–Six Translations of Uncle Vanya at the Same Time @ TriArts Sharon Playhouse
Jun 22 @ 2:00 pm

June 9- 29  Performances
An adaptation of Chekhov’s Uncle Vanya. An irreverent mashup of six English-language translations of Uncle Vanya – from the dusty 1916 edition to Google Translate’s whack results – is a kaleidoscopic amplification of Chekhov’s tragic comedy. Each character is interpreted by multiple actors and through multiple translations, in an athletic attempt to say one true thing.

Friday, June 9 8:00 pm
Saturday, June 10 8:00pm
Friday, June 16 8:00 PM
Saturday June 17 8:00PM
Friday June 23 8:00PM
Saturday June 24 8:00PM

Saturday, June 10 2:00 pm
Sunday, June 11 2:00 pm
Thursday, June 15 2:00 PM
Saturday, June 17 2:00 PM
Sunday, June 18 2:00 PM
Thursday, June 22 2:00PM
Saturday June 24 2:00PM
Sunday June 25 2:00PM

Thursday, June 15 7:00 PM
Thursday June 22 7:00PM

 

Sharon, CT–Minor Character–Six Translations of Uncle Vanya at the Same Time @ TriArts Sharon Playhouse
Jun 22 @ 7:00 pm

June 9- 29  Performances
An adaptation of Chekhov’s Uncle Vanya. An irreverent mashup of six English-language translations of Uncle Vanya – from the dusty 1916 edition to Google Translate’s whack results – is a kaleidoscopic amplification of Chekhov’s tragic comedy. Each character is interpreted by multiple actors and through multiple translations, in an athletic attempt to say one true thing.

Friday, June 9 8:00 pm
Saturday, June 10 8:00pm
Friday, June 16 8:00 PM
Saturday June 17 8:00PM
Friday June 23 8:00PM
Saturday June 24 8:00PM

Saturday, June 10 2:00 pm
Sunday, June 11 2:00 pm
Thursday, June 15 2:00 PM
Saturday, June 17 2:00 PM
Sunday, June 18 2:00 PM
Thursday, June 22 2:00PM
Saturday June 24 2:00PM
Sunday June 25 2:00PM

Thursday, June 15 7:00 PM
Thursday June 22 7:00PM

 

Pittsfield, MA–“The Birds” Performance @ Barrington Stage Company
Jun 22 @ 7:30 pm
Becket, MA–MIAMI CITY BALLET Performance @ Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival
Jun 22 @ 8:00 pm

Described as “bold, light, immediate, intensely musical” (The New York Times), Miami City Ballet makes its first Festival appearance since 1998. Works on the program exhibit the company’s wide range and prowess, including master choreographer George Balanchine’s challenging and technically precise Allegro Brillante set to Peter Ilyitch Tchaikovsky’s energetic “Third Piano Concerto No. 3”. The program also includes Tony Award-winning choreographer Christopher Wheeldon’s elegant Polyphonia, danced to György Ligeti’s complex and eerily melodious score. Other works to be announced
Hailed by The New York Times as “one of America’s most beloved dance companies,” these stunning ballet dancers open the Pillow’s 85th Anniversary Season, bringing works from iconic choreographers.

 

 

Pittsfield, MA–“Ragtime” Performance @ Barrington Stage Company
Jun 22 @ 8:00 pm
Becket, MA–JONAH BOKAER CHOREOGRAPHY Dance Performance @ Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival
Jun 22 @ 8:15 pm
Jun
23
Fri
Pittsfield, MA–“The Birds” Performance @ Barrington Stage Company
Jun 23 @ 7:30 pm
Becket, MA–MIAMI CITY BALLET Performance @ Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival
Jun 23 @ 8:00 pm

Described as “bold, light, immediate, intensely musical” (The New York Times), Miami City Ballet makes its first Festival appearance since 1998. Works on the program exhibit the company’s wide range and prowess, including master choreographer George Balanchine’s challenging and technically precise Allegro Brillante set to Peter Ilyitch Tchaikovsky’s energetic “Third Piano Concerto No. 3”. The program also includes Tony Award-winning choreographer Christopher Wheeldon’s elegant Polyphonia, danced to György Ligeti’s complex and eerily melodious score. Other works to be announced
Hailed by The New York Times as “one of America’s most beloved dance companies,” these stunning ballet dancers open the Pillow’s 85th Anniversary Season, bringing works from iconic choreographers.

 

 

Pittsfield, MA–“Ragtime” Performance @ Barrington Stage Company
Jun 23 @ 8:00 pm
Sharon, CT–Minor Character–Six Translations of Uncle Vanya at the Same Time @ TriArts Sharon Playhouse
Jun 23 @ 8:00 pm

June 9- 29  Performances
An adaptation of Chekhov’s Uncle Vanya. An irreverent mashup of six English-language translations of Uncle Vanya – from the dusty 1916 edition to Google Translate’s whack results – is a kaleidoscopic amplification of Chekhov’s tragic comedy. Each character is interpreted by multiple actors and through multiple translations, in an athletic attempt to say one true thing.

Friday, June 9 8:00 pm
Saturday, June 10 8:00pm
Friday, June 16 8:00 PM
Saturday June 17 8:00PM
Friday June 23 8:00PM
Saturday June 24 8:00PM

Saturday, June 10 2:00 pm
Sunday, June 11 2:00 pm
Thursday, June 15 2:00 PM
Saturday, June 17 2:00 PM
Sunday, June 18 2:00 PM
Thursday, June 22 2:00PM
Saturday June 24 2:00PM
Sunday June 25 2:00PM

Thursday, June 15 7:00 PM
Thursday June 22 7:00PM

 

Becket, MA–JONAH BOKAER CHOREOGRAPHY Dance Performance @ Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival
Jun 23 @ 8:15 pm
Jun
24
Sat
Sharon, CT–Minor Character–Six Translations of Uncle Vanya at the Same Time @ TriArts Sharon Playhouse
Jun 24 @ 2:00 pm

June 9- 29  Performances
An adaptation of Chekhov’s Uncle Vanya. An irreverent mashup of six English-language translations of Uncle Vanya – from the dusty 1916 edition to Google Translate’s whack results – is a kaleidoscopic amplification of Chekhov’s tragic comedy. Each character is interpreted by multiple actors and through multiple translations, in an athletic attempt to say one true thing.

Friday, June 9 8:00 pm
Saturday, June 10 8:00pm
Friday, June 16 8:00 PM
Saturday June 17 8:00PM
Friday June 23 8:00PM
Saturday June 24 8:00PM

Saturday, June 10 2:00 pm
Sunday, June 11 2:00 pm
Thursday, June 15 2:00 PM
Saturday, June 17 2:00 PM
Sunday, June 18 2:00 PM
Thursday, June 22 2:00PM
Saturday June 24 2:00PM
Sunday June 25 2:00PM

Thursday, June 15 7:00 PM
Thursday June 22 7:00PM

 

Becket, MA–JONAH BOKAER CHOREOGRAPHY Dance Performance @ Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival
Jun 24 @ 2:15 pm
Pittsfield, MA–“The Birds” Performance @ Barrington Stage Company
Jun 24 @ 3:00 pm
Falls Village, CT–New Black Eagle Jazz Band @ Music Mountain
Jun 24 @ 6:30 pm

The very best in New Orleans style Jazz, Gospel & Blues. A world touring band. Together since 1971. Touring all parts of the United States.

 

Pittsfield, MA–“The Birds” Performance @ Barrington Stage Company
Jun 24 @ 7:30 pm
Becket, MA–MIAMI CITY BALLET Performance @ Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival
Jun 24 @ 8:00 pm

Described as “bold, light, immediate, intensely musical” (The New York Times), Miami City Ballet makes its first Festival appearance since 1998. Works on the program exhibit the company’s wide range and prowess, including master choreographer George Balanchine’s challenging and technically precise Allegro Brillante set to Peter Ilyitch Tchaikovsky’s energetic “Third Piano Concerto No. 3”. The program also includes Tony Award-winning choreographer Christopher Wheeldon’s elegant Polyphonia, danced to György Ligeti’s complex and eerily melodious score. Other works to be announced
Hailed by The New York Times as “one of America’s most beloved dance companies,” these stunning ballet dancers open the Pillow’s 85th Anniversary Season, bringing works from iconic choreographers.

 

 

Gt. Barrington, MA–Boston Early Music Festival presents Pergolesi’s La Serva Padrona & Livietta e Tracollo @ Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center
Jun 24 @ 8:00 pm

PRE-CONCERT TALK at 7 pm by members of the BEMF directorial team

IMPORTANT TICKET INFORMATION:
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Humor and love abound as the BEMF Chamber Opera Series presents a double bill of Neapolitan comic opera—Pergolesi`s La serva padrona and Livietta e Tracollo.

These delightfully witty masterpieces come to life in an intimate chamber production led by GRAMMY-winning Musical Directors Paul O’Dette and Stephen Stubbs and acclaimed Stage Director Gilbert Blin. Originally written as interludes during productions with a more sober tone, Pergolesi’s comedies enchanted audiences with their side-splitting humor and engaging romance. La serva padrona tells the tale of a cunning maid who conspires to win the heart of her testy employer, while in Livietta e Tracollo, a duplicitous con artist meets his match in a peasant woman plotting his comeuppance to avenge her brother.

This lively staging is an encore of BEMF’s 2014 production that The Boston Globe hailed for its “zest and earthy opulence.”